Pulmones de un trabajador del carbón; rayos X

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Pulmones de un trabajador del carbón; rayos X

Esta radiografía de tórax muestra los pulmones de un minero. A ambos lados de los pulmones hay áreas difusas, pequeñas (de 1 a 3 mm. cada una) y claras. Las enfermedades que pueden explicar estos hallazgos en una radiografía son la neumoconiosis del minero (NCM) etapa I, silicosis simple, tuberculosis miliar, histiocitosis X (granuloma eosinofílico) y otras enfermedades pulmonares infiltrativas difusas.

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  • Last Reviewed on 09/01/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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